Los Angeles Dodgers at Seattle Mariners 8/17/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, August 17, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Walker Buehler vs. Wade LeBlanc
Safeco Field is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Seattle Mariners on Friday, August 17, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Walker Buehler for the Dodgers and Wade LeBlanc for the Mariners.
Los Angeles opens at -130 while Seattle opens at +120. The Dodgers have a 53-62-7 over/under record and a 57-65-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 61-61-0 against the run line and have a 58-62-2 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 53-62-7 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 57-65-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 58-62-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 61-61-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
08/16/18 P Ross Stripling Back 10-day DL (08/12)
08/14/18 P John Axford Leg 10-day DL (08/14)
08/10/18 P Kenley Jansen Heart is out indefinitely
08/08/18 P Daniel Hudson Forearm 10-day DL (08/08)
08/02/18 2B Chase Utley Wrist 10-day DL (08/02)
07/07/18 P Yimi Garcia Forearm 10-day DL (07/04)
06/28/18 P Josh Fields Shoulder 10-day DL (06/28)
06/10/18 P Dennis Santana Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (06/05)
06/08/18 P Tony Cingrani Shoulder 60-day DL (06/07)
05/01/18 SS Corey Seager Elbow is out for season
03/30/18 P Julio Urias Shoulder 60-day DL (02/23)
03/30/18 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
08/15/18 P James Paxton Arm 10-day DL (08/15)
08/08/18 P Sam Tuivailala Achilles 60-day DL (08/08)
08/04/18 P Juan Nicasio Knee 10-day DL (08/03)
08/01/18 P Roenis Elias Triceps 10-day DL (07/31)
06/09/18 P Dan Altavilla Elbow 60-day DL (06/07)
05/03/18 RF Ichiro Suzuki Retired is out for season
03/26/18 P David Phelps Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 65-57 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Walker Buehler has a 5-4 record with an earned run average of 3.32 and a WHIP of 1.06 this year. He has 85 strikeouts over his 81.1 innings pitched and he's given up 67 hits. He's allowed 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.97 and they have given up 391 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 467 hitters and walked 167 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.51. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 972 base hits and 432 earned runs. They have allowed 132 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 333 batters and struck out 1,154. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.18 and their FIP as a unit is 3.65.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .243, good for 20th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .426 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .306 with an on-base percentage of .382. He has 143 hits this season in 467 at bats with 72 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .540 and an OPS+ of 151. Matt Kemp is hitting .282 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 105 hits and he has driven in 67 men in 372 at bats. His OPS+ is 117 while his slugging percentage is at .473. The Dodgers have 1,008 hits, including 222 doubles and 164 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 471 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,061 times as a unit. They have left 853 men on base and have a team OPS of .751. They score 4.65 runs per contest and have scored a total of 567 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 70-52 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.80, Wade LeBlanc has a 7-2 record and a 1.14 WHIP this season. He has 94 strikeouts over the 118.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 110 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.91 and they have given up 367 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 410 batters and walked 126 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.1. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,059 base knocks and 499 earned runs this season. They have given up 140 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 298 hitters and struck out 1,012 batters. They give up a walk 2.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.94.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 5th in the league. The Mariners hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Dee Gordon comes into this matchup batting .277 with an OBP of .299. He has 124 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 447 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .345 with an OPS+ of 81. Jean Segura is hitting .314 this season and he has an OBP of .343. He has collected 148 hits in 471 at bats while driving in 56 runs. He has an OPS+ of 118 and a slugging percentage of .437. The Mariners as a unit have 1,065 base hits, including 188 doubles and 138 homers. Seattle has walked 307 times this year and they have struck out on 906 occasions. They have had 799 men left on base and have an OPS of .727. They have scored 4.17 runs per game and totaled 509 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners +120
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